December 17, 2014
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has selected 10 communities to participate in The Doctor Project, which helps consumers better access and understand information about health care quality in their local communities.
March 1, 2011
Located in geographically isolated mid-Michigan, the Lansing metropolitan area is a highly insular health care market, resistant to entry by outsiders.
September 29, 2010
Beaumont Hospital changed hospital registration and record-keeping system so that they do not automatically input English as the default language for the patient.
March 1, 2009
A Community Snapshot
October 28, 2009
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) tests innovative strategies for improving health care at the community level. These snapshots of success highlight one activity from each of the original 14 AF4Q communities and outline the steps involved, lessons learned and results of the activity.
October 1, 2013
In many regions across the country, robust “super-utilizer” programs providing intensive outpatient care management to high-need, high-cost patients are beginning to emerge.
July 31, 2014
Program Results Report
The Kalamazoo Child Guidance Clinic in Michigan established the Family Resource Center to provide comprehensive, coordinated services to the victims of child sexual abuse and their families.
August 8, 2011
Aligning Forces for Quality takes root in Humboldt County, Calif.
November 1, 2012
The use of a publicly available online report of physician-level data on the choice of primary care provider (PCP) among new members to the HealthPlus of Michigan health plan was assessed in this study.
June 1, 2011
Social scientists describe what worked and why in a successful initiative to reduce central line infections in Michigan ICUs.